Raj is a startup “growth” adviser at Microsoft. He advises solution ready AI ML IoT data science startups globally on joint go-to-market strategy, to drive their revenues and valuation, by working with Microsoft field sellers and Microsoft Channel partners. Startups in his portfolio market to Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, Automotive, Media & Entertainment, and Public Sector (Fed, State and Local Government). Before taking this role, Raj was the COO of Microsoft HealthVault (a healthcare startup from Microsoft). Before joining Microsoft, Raj was a startup executive, and the startup was sold to an Enterprise competitor as part of a Digital Transformation acquisition. Raj comes from a strong global background, has worked in Asia, Europe and North America, and has proven experience in product management, launching V1 & MVP products to market, go to market, and driving revenues for early stage startup companies. Raj works with global startups, investors, channel partners, and enterprise customers from around the world. Raj is selectively open to Board membership to growth companies.